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        CURSE OF LONO (THREE BOOKS, THREE DIFFERENT EDITIONS)

      Bantam and Taschen, 0000. A little collection, consisting of: 1) The FIRST EDITION by Bantam, 1983, first printing, softcover, 10 by 7 inches, which, other than an almost invisible bit of foxing to edges, is in fine condition. 2) The much larger hardcover (15 by 11), Taschen's FIRST TRADE EDITION, in smooth white boards with Steadman's goofy lettering in black. I can find no indication of date on this. It is also in fine condition, in a fine illustrated dustjacket. 3) The "whopper," published by Taschen and dated on the title page "December 1, 2004." (Later than the smaller first trade edition.) This is their FIRST LIMITED EDITION. 17½ by 13 inches. Bound in white cloth decorated with Steadman's lettering and artwork (the blue and brown, cigarette in mouth portrait of Thompson that also appears on the cover of the softcover edition and on the dustjacket of the other Taschen edition). The page after the title page contains: "LONO/ This book is copy number AP 155/200 of a worldwide edition of one thousand copies" followed by Thompson's signature in ink, followed by (printed) "Hunter S. Thompson - Woody Creek, Colorado" followed by Steadman's signature and a drawing in ink, followed by (printed) "Ralph Steadman - Kent, England" and "December 1, 2004." Both signatures and the drawing are "actual," not facsimiles. A few pages farther on, there are two (facsimile) letters tipped in, one from the editor of Running Magazine asking Thompson to cover the Honolulu Marathon, which led to the expedition that led to this book being written, and one from Thompson to Steadman about this, beginning with, "I think we have a live one this time, old sport." This is one of those "books" that could be more accurately described, perhaps, as an extravaganza ("extravagonzo?"). It is in fine condition, as too are the accessories that go with it - the burnt orange cloth covered slipcase that is printed on the front and one side, and the heavy-duty cardboard box that is printed front and back and two sides, and has a label on one side declaring (once again) that this is " 1 GB/AP 155 of 200," the numerals being written in black ink.. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. Illus. by Ralph Steadman.

      [Bookseller: Warren Berry]
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        Georg Christoph Lichtenberg: Briefwechsel. - [6 Bände].

      Beck, München 1983 - 1983-2004. 6 Bände; 5445 Seiten. OLnbde., transparente OU., 22 x 14 cm. 6 Bände. - Band I: "Briefwechsel 1765-1779". - Band II: "Briefwechsel 1780-1784". - Band III: "Briefwechsel 1785-1792". - Band IV: "Briefwechsel 1793-1799 und Undatiertes". - Band V,1: "Briefwechsel: Nachträge, Besserungen, Personenregister". - Band V,2: "Briefwechsel: Sachregister, Verzeichnisse". - ---- Herausgegeben von Ulrich Joost und Albrecht Schöne. Band V herausgegeben von Hans-Joachim Heerde und Ulrich Jost. - Mit einigen wenigen Abbildungen. - Schutzumschlag des ersten Bandes gering randrissig, einige wenige Seiten mit Anmerkungen in zartem Bleistift, sonst und insgesamt gute Exemplare. 7400 Gramm. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        For Reynolds Price 1 February 1983

      Privately Printed [for Stuart Wright], [Winston-Salem] 1983 - First edition. Fine in fine gold-foil dustwrapper with a single miniscule tear. Copy number 27 of 150 numbered copies of this festschrift for Reynolds Price on his fiftieth birthday. Signed by the four contributors: Anne Tyler, Eudora Welty, James Dickey, and Fred Chappell. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc. ABAA]
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        Hiroshima

      1983. Signed. HERSEY, John. Hiroshima. With a New Poem by Robert Penn Warren and Silk-Screens by Jacob Lawrence. New York: The Limited Editions Club, 1983. Quarto, original full black morocco, original black cloth slipcase. $2300.Limited edition of this “quietest and best” account of Hiroshima, number 868 of only 1500 copies signed by John Hersey, Robert Penn Warren, and Jacob Lawrence, and illustrated with eight color serigraphs by Lawrence.“The quietest and the best of all the stories that have been written about the most spectacular explosion in the time of man” (New York Times Book Review). “John Hersey once described himself as a novelist of contemporary history… In 1946 he visited Hiroshima, interviewed survivors of the first atomic bomb attack, and published the New Yorker article which changed him profoundly. In Hiroshima… Hersey drew from the victims themselves the understanding of history that had eluded him as a war correspondent. The six Hiroshima residents told him how they had lived before the bomb struck, why they were not killed, and precisely how illness, exhaustion, and personal sorrow had qualified their survival” (Contemporary Novelists, 634). Stylistically, Jacob Lawrence’s haunting illustrations, printed in 11 colors, owe an obvious debt to Cubism and Matisse: “the flat, sharp overlaps of form, the reliance on silhouette, and a high degree of abstraction in the color. But there is something more demotic behind those colors. They came, as Lawrence acknowledged, more from his experience in Harlem than from other art” (Robert Hughes). LEC 535. Pristine, fine condition.

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        Herbarum, arborum, fruticum, frumentorum ac leguminum. Animalium praeterea terrestrium, volatiliu[m] & aquatilium, ... Kreutter, Bäume, Gesteude, unnd Frücht, ...Frankfurt am Main, Christian Egenolph, 1546. 4to. With a large woodcut on the title-page showing a gardener at work with his tools, and about 800 woodcut illustrations in the text. About 700 show trees, fruit, edible and medicinal plants, while the rest show insects, a tick, coral, shells, various sea and land animals and a view of a pond with plants and birds. With all woodcuts coloured by a contemporary hand. Contemporary pigskin over wooden boards, richly blind-tooled in a panel design with two rolls; brass clasps and catch-plates with engraved decoration.

      Adams H-294 (1 copy); Nissen, BBI 2345; VD 16, H2193 (4 copies); cf. Klebs, Early Herbals 71 (undated Egenolf ed.); Wellcome I, 1983 (same undated Egenolph ed.); not in Stiftung Botanik. Rare first dated edition of an extensively illustrated early herbal, coloured by a contemporary hand, with the title and most of the plant and animal names in Latin and German. The Folger Library notes that F.W.E. Roth attributes this herbal to Adam Lonicer (1528-1586) of Marburg and Frankfurt, who married Egenolph's daughter and became a partner in the firm after Egenolph died in 1555. Egenolph published all three editions of the present herbal. VD 16 lists the undated one as ca. 1545 (citing only the Wellcome Library copy), making the present 1546 edition the second. Another appeared in 1552.This copy has early owner's inscriptions by Georg Volland, in Latin at the foot of the title-page and in Greek on the facing endleaf. The Volland family were noblemen in and around the Duchy of Wittemberg in the 16th century, and the binding is likely to come from that region as well. With some browning and stains, especially in the first and last leaves. The binding is worn. A 1546 herbal with ca. 800 woodcuts, in contemporary richly blind-tooled pigskin.

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        Herbarum, arborum, fruticum, frumentorum ac leguminum. Animalium praeterea terrestrium, volatiliu[m] & aquatilium, . Kreutter, Bäume, Gesteude, unnd Frücht, .Frankfurt am Main, Christian Egenolph, 1546. 4to. With a large woodcut on the title-page showing a gardener at work with his tools, and about 800 woodcut illustrations in the text. About 700 show trees, fruit, edible and medicinal plants, while the rest show insects, a tick, coral, shells, various sea and land animals and a view of a pond with plants and birds. With all woodcuts coloured by a contemporary hand. Contemporary pigskin over wooden boards, richly blind-tooled in a panel design with two rolls; brass clasps and catch-plates with engraved decoration.

      - Adams H-294 (1 copy); Nissen, BBI 2345; VD 16, H2193 (4 copies); cf. Klebs, Early Herbals 71 (undated Egenolf ed.); Wellcome I, 1983 (same undated Egenolph ed.); not in Stiftung Botanik. Rare first dated edition of an extensively illustrated early herbal, coloured by a contemporary hand, with the title and most of the plant and animal names in Latin and German. The Folger Library notes that F.W.E. Roth attributes this herbal to Adam Lonicer (1528-1586) of Marburg and Frankfurt, who married Egenolph's daughter and became a partner in the firm after Egenolph died in 1555. Egenolph published all three editions of the present herbal. VD 16 lists the undated one as ca. 1545 (citing only the Wellcome Library copy), making the present 1546 edition the second. Another appeared in 1552.This copy has early owner's inscriptions by Georg Volland, in Latin at the foot of the title-page and in Greek on the facing endleaf. The Volland family were noblemen in and around the Duchy of Wittemberg in the 16th century, and the binding is likely to come from that region as well. With some browning and stains, especially in the first and last leaves. The binding is worn. A 1546 herbal with ca. 800 woodcuts, in contemporary richly blind-tooled pigskin. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        The BFG

      London: Jonathan Cape, 1983. Reprint. Hardcover. Very Good. Signed. First British edition, second impression. Signed by Roald Dahl on the front free end paper in black marker. Near Fine with light reading wear to spine, toning to pages. In a Very Good+ dust jacket with light edge wear, light surface wear and publisher's original price intact. A very bright copy, signed by the author.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        Photo: -- Worker’s Feet, Brazil, 1983

      - “Worker’s Feet, Brazil, 1983”, gelatin silver print, 6-7/8x10-3/8 inches, with Salgado's embossed blind stamp on recto, and with his signature, partial title, and date, in pencil, on verso. A copy of this photograph is in the SFMOMA collection of modern photography and was published in a companion volume Terra: The Struggle of the Landless, p. 59. A fine copy, framed. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        CHRISTINE

      West Kingston: Donald M. Grant, Publisher, Inc., [1983]. First limited edition. A fine copy in a fine dust jacket which shows a touch of rubbing to extremities in a fine slip case. (9737). Octavo, cloth. One of 1000 signed by the King and the artist Stephen Gervais. Made into a feature film directed by John Carpenter in 1983.

      [Bookseller: John W. Knott, Jr., Bookseller, ABAA/ILA]
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        Something Wicked This Way Comes

      New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1983. 8vo. Original blue cloth, all edges gilt; original pictiorial jacket (tiny tear at head of front panel, small bump on rear panel). one of 70 special copies prepared for Bradbury by Knopf when they took over this title. ONE OF 70 SPECIAL COPIES, prepared for the author by the publisher when they took over publication of the book (the first edition was published by Simon & Schuster in 1962). PRESENTATION COPY, INSCRIBED BY BRADBURY on the front free endpaper: "For Chris One of 70 special copies Ray Bradbury / Oct. 14 1986." Fine.

      [Bookseller: Riverrun Books & Manuscripts]
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        THE NEVERENDING STORY Translated by Ralph Manheim

      Garden City: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1983.. Octavo, cloth. First U.S. edition. A translation of DIE UNENDLICHE GESCHICHTE (1979). "In an interesting commentary on the act of reading fantasy and on the nature of story itself, a boy named Bastian becomes so involved in reading of the amazing adventures of Atreyu in a book, also called THE NEVERENDING STORY, that he becomes part of the story himself, managing to save the fantasy land of the story in the process. The book's use of mythic materials and fantasy tropes is far more sophisticated than one might expect from a children's book, and the common theme of experience and maturity is also treated well. As might be expected from a novel celebrating the joys of reading, the book is considerably better than the 1984 movie version." - Barron (ed), Fantasy and Horror (1999) 7-115. A fine copy in fine dust jacket. A lovely copy. (#155795)

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        UND März83

      1983 im März im DDR underground gedruckt und veröffentlicht. Kunst und Lyrik von Cornelia Schleime, Sascha Anderson, Lothar Fiedler u.a.

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        The History of Middle Earth (All 12 Volumes, UK Editions)

      George Allen & Unwin / Unwin Hyman / Harper Collins, 1983. Hardcover. Very Good. All UK editions (1983-1996), published by George Allen & Unwin (vols. 1-4), Unwin Hyman (vols. 5-8), and Harper Collins (vols. 9-12). All in very good+ to fine condition. Spine of volume 9 a little faded. Some light water staining to volumes 3 and 4. A very nice set indeed. Extra postage costs will be incurred outside of the UK - free post in the UK.

      [Bookseller: John Atkinson Books]
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        CONAN EL BARBARO. COMPLETA 213, FORUM . BUEN ESTADO.

      Forum. 1983-1993, Barcelona - Buen estado de conservacion. Tamaño: 26,5 x 19 cm., 38 paginas aproximadamente cada numero. COMICS La librería ofrece por tiempo limitado un descuento del 15%. El precio original de este ejemplar era de 680,00 € EUR.

      [Bookseller: Libreria Anticuaria Jerez]
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        Roald Dahl's Book of Ghost Stories

      London: Jonathan Cape,, 1983. Octavo. Original black boards, titles to spine gilt. With the pictorial dust jacket. An excellent copy in the jacket with small mark and slight abrasion to front panel, light foxing to rear panel. First edition, first impression. Presentation copy, inscribed by Dahl on the front free endpaper, "To Jan & Colin, Love Roald". The recipients were Jan and Colin Ross-Munro. Jan, an art historian who regularly lectured at the Victoria and Albert Museum, was a close friend of Dahl's second wife, Liccy. This volume collects fourteen of Roald Dahl's favourite ghost stories, including "W.S." by L. P. Hartley, "The Corner Shop" by Cynthia Asquith, "Afterward" by Edith Wharton, "On the Brighton Road" by Richard Middleton, and "The Upper Berth" by F. Marion Crawford.

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        Bibliotheca Sanctorum. Volumi I-XII - Indici - Prima e seconda appendice (15 volumi su 16)

      Istituto Giovanni XXIII della Pontificia Università Lateranense - Città Nuova Editrice. 15 volumi illustrazioni buono stato. Volume/Edizione: 1-3/1983, 4/1964, 5/1983, 6/1965, 7/1966, 8-9/1967, 10-11/1982, 12/1969, indici/1970, prima appendice/1987, seconda appendice/2000

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        Catskill Rivers. Birthplace of American Fly Fishing

      Nick Lyons, Winchester Press, [New York] 1983 - First edition. Illustrated. Maps by John Manilowski. 1 vols. 4to. Inscribed. With a choice inscription from the author to Jim Deren, proprietor of the Anglers Roost: "August 25, 1983, For Jim Deren, my first fishing mentor, a man who infects many with his love for the sport, with sincere appreciation and admiration. Mac Francis". Cloth. Fine in fine dust jacket Illustrated. Maps by John Manilowski. 1 vols. 4to [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller, ABAA]
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        LES CHEVAUX DE DALI. TEXTES: ALAIN DECAUX DE L'ACADEMIE FRANCAISE ET LEON ZITRONE. PREFACE: YVES SAINT-MARTIN.

      ARMAND ET GEORGES ISRAEL EDITEURS. 1983 - GRAND IN-FOLIO (41 X 60,5 X 6,5 CENTIMETRES ENVIRON) NON PAGINE DE 84 PAGES, SOUS CHEMISE CARTONNEE BLANCHE ET SPECTACULAIRE EMBOITAGE DE L'EDITEUR RECOUVERT DE VELOURS ROUGE, TITRE DORE AU DOS, PLAT SUPERIEUR A FENETRE LAISSANT APPARAITRE UNE PLAQUE DE CUIVRE «LE PICADOR» FRAPPEE D'APRES UNE OEUVRE DE SALVADOR DALI (DERMONT-DUVAL RELIEUR). ILLUSTRE DE 18 LITHOGRAPHIES EN COULEURS SIGNEES DANS LA PLANCHE AVEC LE TIMBRE SEC DE L'EDITEUR. PREMIER TIRAGE LIMITE A 4980 EXEMPLAIRES NUMEROTES, TOUS SUR VELIN D'ARCHES PUR CHIFFON. UN DES 2000 NUMEROTES DE 1001 A 3000, ACCOMPAGNES D'UNE LITHOGRAPHIE SIGNEE A LA MAIN PAR SALVADOR DALI, CELUI-CI PORTANT LE NUMERO 1154 ET CONTRESIGNE PAR L'EDITEUR. LA LITHOGRAPHIE SUPPLEMENTAIRE EST: «LE CHEVAL DE CALIGULA» (117/250). PETITS DEFAUTS EXTERIEURS (FREQUENTS, COMPTE TENU DU POIDS DU VOLUME : 8 KILOGRAMMES) AU NIVEAU DE L'EMBOITAGE DONT PETITES FENTES AU NIVEAU D?UNE CHARNIERE ET DU BATI, PETITE BRUNISSURE EN MARGE EXTERIEURE DE LA LITHOGRAPHIE SUPPLEMENTAIRE ANCIENNEMENT PLACEE SOUS MARIE-LOUISE, SINON BEL EXEMPLAIRE. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        (Hamburg 1929 - 1995). Frosch. Radierung. 1983. Signiert, datiert \'12.9.83\', numeriert. 24,5 x 20 cm.

       1983 Gottorf 193.- Eines von 100 Exemplaren.- Neben der Darstellung eines Frosches das japanische Schriftzeichen des Namens Naoaki Sakamoto, der Papierhändler und Janssen-Freund aus Tokio. Versand D: 5,00 EUR

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        TEXTILES OF THE ANDES. Catalog of the Amano Collection

      Tokyo 1983 - 248 pages, 181 color plates, many b/w drawings. Red linen cover in a slip case. Folio size (11 3/4" x 17"). Originally published in 1977 under the title "Textiles of the pre-Incaic Period: Catalog of the Amano Collection", this sumptuous volume was reissued in a limited printing in 1979, and has been out of print since 1983. It is one of the scarcest and most prized publications on Peruvian pre-columbian textiles. The color plates, documenting one of the great collections of pre-Columbian Peruvian textiles, are considered to be among the finest ever published.

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        Flore et végétation de la vallée de la Loire

      Originale.bindings Edition bradel to the editor at the green cardboard back lisses.Ouvrage illustrated with 163 plates in black and couleurs.Rare and beautiful example for completeness of its volume of illustration. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! Jouve Paris 1983 14x22,5cm 2 volumes reliés

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        Anabolic Steroids and Bodybuilding

      SMS PUB., NJ 1983 - Scott Chinery founded the L & S Research Company and made a fortune in which he used the profits to purchase period Rock & Roll guitars such as Bigsby, Ditson, Dobro, Dyer, Epiphone, Gretsch, Kay, Maccaferri, Micro-Frets, Mosrite, Oahu, Regal, Rickenbacker, Stella, Stromberg, Vega, Washburn, Wilkanowski and many more. General shelf wear, crease in top edge, bottom spine edge bumped. Good binding, clean body and unmarked text. DATE PUBLISHED: 1983 EDITION: 119 [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Melvin Charney 1981-1983

      Agnes Etherington Art Centre, Kingston, Ontario, Canada 1983 - Melvin Charney 1981-1983 by Melvin Charney. Published by Agnes Etherington Art Centre, Kingston, Ontario, Canada, 1983. 1st Edition. Paperback. Size 4to (up to 12'' tall). Condition: Nr Fine. Edge wear, sm tear in spine cover near center. Content excellent. 56 Pgs. ISBN 0889113750. Black and white photographs of Melvin Charney's architectrual projects in progress and in completion along with text desdription. Letter to Associate Director, Blaffer Gallery, University of Houston, Texas from Melvin Charney (signed by Melvin Charney) regarding a show of small sculpture included with book. Description text copyright 2005 BooksForComfort. Item ID 10167. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        Die Vernichtung der Menschheit hat begonnen. Rede anläßlich der Verleihung des Feltrinelli-Preises am 25. Nov. 1982.

      Edition Toni Pongratz, Hauznberg 1983 - Edition Toni Pongratz 9; o.A Seiten; Ex. 419/800 - hs. numeriert Eine Illustration: Radierung von GG Ex. 419/800 - hs. numeriert Eine Illustration: Radierung von GG

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        Man Ray. Sculptures et objets. Catalogue raisonné.

      Volume in ottime condizioni. Copertina rigida con sovraccoperta. 196 fotografie in b/n. Timbro di galleria d'arte. Sers. Parigi. 1983. Pagg. 190

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        Histoire de l'Edition Francaise (4 volumes, complete)

      Promodis 1983-1986, Paris - 4to - over 9.75" to 12" tall. 2436 pgs. All text in French. An in-depth look at the history of the book in France, from the Middle Ages through the year 1950. Volume I, Le livre conquerant, covers the Middle Ages through the 17th century; Volume II, Le livre triomphant, the years 1660 to 1830; Volume III, the Romantic period through the Belle Epoque; and Volume IV the years 1900 to 1950. Each volume is replete with black and white photographs, a selection of photographs in colour, charts, graphs, reproductions of title pages, etc. Beautifully presented on ivory laid paper, the text easily read in three columns; please note, all text is in French. ***DESCRIPTION: Hardbound in glossy cream-coloured boards, titles in gold surrounded by decorative rectangle on the fronts and also on the spines, plain endpapers, title pages in red and black, each volume opens with an introduction and a Table of Contents, followed by a chronological table showing, by century, what is happening in several areas: political, social/historical, developments of certain books, and important personages. Each volume closes with an extensive Bibliography and Index. Quarto size (text block being 11.5" tall), pagination: Volume I, 631 pages; Volume II, 654 pages; Volume III, 540 pages; and Volume IV, 611 pages (count excludes coloured plates); original ribbon markers in each volume. The dust jackets are also of laid paper with different illustrations on the front reflective of the time period being reviewed; they are not price-clipped although there are no printed prices present. ***CONDITION: Volumes are near fine, with strong, square text blocks, solid hinges, the interiors are clean and bright, and all volumes are entirely free or prior owner markings; due to weight there are some minor bumps to the boards and a short (approximately one-eighth inch) tear at the head of the spine of Volume I, the rest of the volumes are fine. The dust jackets are also near fine, with scattered minor edgewear and some yellowing to the jacket flaps; there is also some type of film covering part of the jackets which is not visible to the eye but can be felt. ***POSTAGE: Please note that this set is extremely heavy, and therefore additional postage will be required as the Abe standard will not cover costs. We are happy to ship to both domestic and international customers at cost, please inquire for details. ***Swan's Fine Books is pleased to be a member of the ABAA, ILAB and the IOBA and we stand behind every book we sell. Please contact us with any questions, we are here to help. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Field Day Pamphlets.

      Derry: Field Day Theatre Company Limited,, 1983-8. Numbers 1-15. 15 works, octavo. Original coloured paper wrappers, wire-stitched, front wrappers lettered in brown, blue, and white. With the wraparound bands. Light foxing to contents and bands, a few tape repairs to the wraparound bands, one of which is loose. Overall a bright and excellent set. First editions, first impressions, of the full set of Field Day pamphlets, each signed by their respective authors, published by the theatre company credited with developing Irish Studies and stimulating Irish literary and political culture during the 1980s and 1990s. The authors are Tom Paulin, Seamus Heaney, Seamus Deane (who contributed two pamphlets), Richard Kearney, Declan Kiberd, Terence Brown, R.L. McCartney, Marianne Elliott, Eanna Mulloy, Michael Farrell, Patrick J. McCrory, Terry Eagleton, Frederic Jameson, and Edward W. Said. Each was inscribed at the request of Dr Philip Murray, the noted Irish bibliophile whose collection sold in 2016 in Ireland's largest-ever sale of first editions. Some authors wrote personal messages to Murray; Marianne Elliott wrote "the future is in the past, the past in the future - can we learn?", and Seamus Deane calls Murray "a brick from Babylon!" The pamphlets are typically sold separately and therefore the complete set is scarce in commerce.

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        WORK & PLAY OF ADRIAN WILSON, A BIBLIOGRAPHY WITH COMMENTARY.|THE

      Austin, TX: W. Thomas Taylor, 1983. quarter bound in oasis morocco dyed to match the Tuscany Red ink used in the text, Dutch linen sides stamped with Wilson's type-juggler device. Leaf Book. folio. quarter bound in oasis morocco dyed to match the Tuscany Red ink used in the text, Dutch linen sides stamped with Wilson's type-juggler device. 158, (2) pages. Edited by Joyce Lancaster Wilson. Limited to 325 numbered copies (though the bibliography states 350 copies). Adrian Wilson (1923-1988) was internationally known as a designer and printer of fine books. This beautifully produced bibliography contains a biographical introduction and illustrates 196 items produced by Wilson, each accompanied by lengthy comments by Wilson himself concerning the printing of each book and other pertinent facts. Printed by hand on handmade paper by Adrian Wilson and containing many tipped-in specimens of his work, some of the specimens are actual pages, often in color, from these books. A beautifully produced book. Small gouge in back cover.

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        Soldaten - Kämpfer - Kameraden - Marsch und Kämpfe der SS-Totenkopf-Division - Band I, IIb, IIIa, IIIb, IVb, Va, Vb,

      Bielefeld/Osnabrück, Selbstverlag der Truppenkameradschaft/Biblio Verlag um, 1983. (7 Bände. Band IIa + IVa vergriffen. Vb Neudruck).Gebundene Ausgabe, Hartkartoneinband, Band IIb + IVb Ganzleineneinband mit Schutzumschlag, 360 + S. 527 -784 + 570 + S. 322 - 623 + 341 Seiten, mit Abbildungen, Zustand 2 (N1344) 1983 ff. (N1344) Versand D: 6,00 EUR Zweiter Weltkrieg II und Nationalsozialismus, Divisionsgeschichten, Regimentsgeschichten, Deutsche Wehrmacht, Waffen-SS, Schutz-Staffel

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        Hot Water Music

      Black Sparrow Press 1983 - First edition. Number 320 of a 400 hardcover copies, signed by Charles Bukowski, with an added small self-portrait. Fine in original acetate wraps, which have a bit of wear at tips, housed in a pretty orange slipcase. A collection of semi-autobiographical short stories including "Long Distance Drunk," "Scream When You Burn" and "A Working Day." [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        Democracy [Photocopied Typescript]

      Los Angeles: Ziegler Associates. [ca. 1983]. Photocopied typescript of Didion's 1984 novel, with significant textual differences from the published book. An early typescript, reproducing some editorial annotations and her agent's stamp, with no publication information provided. Democracy was Didion's first novel in seven years, with two books of nonfiction in between. A post-Vietnam story involving the CIA, it could be seen as a fictional counterpart to her 1983 nonfiction book, Salvador: both tracked the underside of American involvement in Third World conflicts. Democracy was praised for its reportorial accuracy -- something Didion had cultivated in her nonfiction pieces -- but Didion challenged fictional convention by introducing herself as the narrator, the storyteller, and giving the novel a self-consciousness and reflectiveness more often found in her nonfiction than her fiction. 8-1/2" x 11" three-hole punched sheets; light green cardstock covers with title and author handwritten on the front cover; title written on bottom page edges; bound with two brass brads; near fine. An unusual, early state of a major novel by one of the most acclaimed writers of her era, winner of a Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters from the National Book Foundation in 2007. First Edition. No Binding. Near Fine.

      [Bookseller: Ken Lopez Bookseller, ABAA]
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        The Cube Book. [The Book consists of three parts ('slices') making a cube (16 cm)], one of his perfect shapes. The book is mainly dummy with here and there a conceptual text and some illustrations by Byars]. Rare!

      - Ed. of 500 copies. Eindhoven, Van Abbemuseum, 1983. [1500 pages]. Blind, blank paperback. Cover slightly bumped and stained/ discoloured. With one rectangular spotof white paint on the cover, edges sl. foxed. Pages good. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: JOOT Just Out Of Time]
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        Katalog der romischen Portrats in den Capitolinishcen Museen und den anderen kommunalen Sammlungen der Stadt Rom

      - FITTSCHEN, KLAUS, and ZANKER, PAUL. Katalog der romischen Portrats in den Capitolinishcen Museen und den anderen kommunalen Sammlungen der Stadt Rom, Mainz: Philip von Zabern, 1983-85. Tall folios, pp. xi, 184; viii, 254 plates; xi, 139; 232 plates, blue cloth boards with gilt-stamped lettering on spines and upper panels, glossy halftone photos. These are Books 1 and 3 of the katalog, each in two volumes, with text in the first volume, images in the second, cataloging Roman sculptural portraits in museum and private collections. Book 1 covers male figures, Book 3 covers females. All text in German. Condition of these books: Boards lightly worn with some scuffing. Leaves clean and tight, images fine [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Rarities etc.]
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        Trains of Thoughts (signs fiction)

      The Artist, East Berlin 1983 - East Berlin, undated (early 1980s). 103 x 145 mm. Zincographic card with ‘gedanke’ (thought) motif and ‘signs fiction’ rubberstamp to recto. Titled and signed in pencil to lower recto. Artist’s ‘Typewritings’ rubberstamp and address to verso. Edition of 50 copies. Ruth Wolf-Rehfeldt's work has been chosen to for display in the 2017 edition of Documenta 14. Condition: fine. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: William Allen Word & Image]
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        HOT WATER MUSIC. Stories. 1/100 With An Original Painting

      Santa Barbara: Black Sparrow Press, 1983. First edition, signed deluxe edition. Hardcover. A near fine copy with acetate dust wrapper. Charles Bukowski. One of 100 numbered copies, #36, with an original painting by Charles Bukowski (with tissue guard). A very elegant forest like scene, abstract, with lace-like images, signed in ink by Bukowski in the bottom right corner, "Buk". Also signed in full on the colophon page, where Bukowski has added his trademark drawing of "little man with bottle". 36 stories. The collection deals largely with drinking, women, gambling, and writing. It is an important collection that establishes Bukowski's minimalist style and his thematic oeuvre (however, if Buk was editing my description he would insist I delete the word "oeuvre!). In the deluxe binding of patterned cloth and decorated boards.

      [Bookseller: Ed Smith Books]
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        Real Peace: A Strategy for the West

      New York: [Privately printed]. 1983. First. First edition. Fine in a slightly rubbed, near fine dustwrapper. Signed by Nixon. Laid in is a printed slip with Nixon's New York address stating: "This copy of 'Real Peace: A Strategy For the West', from the author's private edition, is one of a limited number being sent to the United States' Medal of Honor winners and Vietnam POWs -- Americans who have served their country, and the cause of real peace, far beyond the call of duty. RN." Reportedly one of 1000 copies of this private edition, it is unknown (by us, anyway) how many were earmarked for Medal of Honor winners and POWs. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        HOT WATER MUSIC. Stories. 1/100 With An Original Painting

      Santa Barbara: Black Sparrow Press, 1983. First edition, signed deluxe edition. Hardcover. A near fine copy with acetate dust wrapper. Charles Bukowski. One of 100 numbered copies, #36, with an original painting by Charles Bukowski (with tissue guard). A very elegant forest like scene, abstract, with lace-like images, signed in ink by Bukowski in the bottom right corner, "Buk". Also signed in full on the colophon page, where Bukowski has added his trademark drawing of "little man with bottle". 36 stories. The collection deals largely with drinking, women, gambling, and writing. It is an important collection that establishes Bukowski's minimalist style and his thematic oeuvre (however, if Buk was editing my description he would insist I delete the word "oeuvre!). In the deluxe binding of patterned cloth and decorated boards.

      [Bookseller: Ed Smith Books ]
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        Angels

      Alfred A . Knopf, New York 1983 - Octavo. Author's first novel; an immaculate copy. SIGNED AND INSCRIBED ON HALF-TITLE PAGE BY DENIS JOHNSON. Inscribed to bookseller Charles Parkhurst with his armorial bookplate laid-in. 209 pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Charles Parkhurst Rare Books, Inc. ABAA]
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        Lamps of Tiffany Studio

      HARRY N. ABRAMS, NY 1983 - with 88 plates in full color DATE PUBLISHED: 1983 EDITION: 178 VERY GOOD. JACKET: VERY GOOD DJ [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Princeton Antiques Bookshop]
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        Poems by Li Po. Translations by Elling Eide. Signed and Inscribed by Author. Limited to 150 Copies

      Lexington, Kentucky: Anvil Press,1983 - First edition, first printing. Quarto, 29.2*22.4cm. Black cloth portfolio contains 2 volumes. Poem translations printed on high-quality hand-made paper. Page edges uncut. Limited to 150 copies. This copy INSCRIBED to Daniel Bryant and SIGNED by Eide on the first blank page and includes another personal note to Daniel Bryant from Eide, written on page 7. 50 poems by Li Po translated into English: vi, 69 pages printed in red & black on one side only. Bound with Translator's Note and Finding Lists: 19 pages, 2 b/w illustrations, and a phonograph record sample of T'ang music played on modern Western instruments; reconstructed & arranged by Dr. E.R. Picken of Cambridge University. Extremely scarce. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Chinese Art Books]
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        Chinatown: A Screenplay -by Robert Towne -a Signed Copy, # 248 of 350 Copies

      Santa Barbara, CA: Neville Publishing, 1983, 1st edition, First Printing, Santa Barbara, California - ------------hardcover, a Fine copy, in a Near Fine clear plastic (glassine) dustjacket with two very short closed tears, signed by Robert Towne, # 248 of 350 signed copies, includes a section of b&w stills from the Roman Polanski movie which starred Jack Nicholson and Faye Dunaway, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Leonard Shoup (Member of IOBA)]
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